Perl is a well-known programming language, that is used to set up various web apps and CGI scripts. Lots of programmers consider it to be among the most effective programming languages in existence because it supports the usage of modules - compact parts of code with pre-defined subroutines that are designed to execute a specific task. The modules can save you time and effort and they will contribute to the fast speed of your sites since you'll be able to integrate just a single line of code to call a particular module rather than using all of the program code for the process within your script. Perl is a versatile language generally used for scripts, but it's been used to create a variety of popular pieces of web software too, like cPanel, BugZilla and Movable Type. It is also employed on high-traffic sites like IMDB, Craigslist, Ticketmaster and many others.

Perl Scripting in Cloud Website Hosting

Since Perl is set up on our cloud web hosting platform, you'll be able to run Perl/CGI scripts with all of our cloud website hosting plans without any difficulties. You may even do this automatically via a cron job if your plan has this feature. If not, you'll be able to add cron jobs from the Upgrades area of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Over 3000 Perl modules are present on our servers and you will be able to use all of them with your scripts. A full list can be found inside the Control Panel and when you need to use any module, you only have to include the path to our module library within your script. When third-party scripts which you need to add to your website demand a certain module, for example, you do not need to worry whether they will operate effectively or not. In this way, you're able to create a dynamic site and provide hundreds of different attributes to your targeted visitors.

Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you wish to include CGI scripts on your sites or any other Perl-based app for that matter, you won't experience any problems in the event that you use a semi-dedicated server account from us. Thousands of Perl modules are installed on our machines and you'll be able to call each of them by including the path which you can find in your Control Panel into the script that you've chosen. Any time you download some application from a third-party site, for instance, you can rest assured that you'll be able to use it whatever the modules it requires to function. Given that your .pl files have the right UNIX permissions to be executable, you'll be able to decide whether a certain script will be executed manually by a guest doing something on your website, or automatically by creating a cron job inside your account. When you use the aforementioned option, your script can be run every minute, hour or day depending on your preference.